If you want to be the hostess with the most-ess, be sure to throw an unforgettable event. What makes an event unforgettable? Why, it’s all in the little details of course. If you are in need of some new and fresh ideas when it comes to party-throwing, read on for 10 ideas for you next event that are sure to create a lifetime of memories!
We often have plenty of pictures when it comes to events, but how often do we organize them into a photo album? Some just leave their pics in a pile while others simply leave them on their phone because they lack the time and energy to organize them. Take advantage of photo printing services and allow a company to capture and mail out memories for you. fotobooks boasts photo books that are just $9.99 and ships for free. The book is already bound, and they also make great keepsakes and favors for your guests.
Have something occur at one of your events that you don’t want to forget about? Whether it’s serious, silly, or simply sappy; throw something from your event that symbolizes it in a box. Lock it up, and bring it back out the following year. You’re sure to get a lot of laughs and make plenty of memories.
It’s super easy to invite someone through word of mouth, but it’s not very formal. An invite doesn’t have to take a lot of time (or money) and it can really set the tone in regard to the style and theme of your event. Consider sending an fotobooks. It is simple to set up, send, and you can even purchase gifts or earn rewards-just download the app and explore!
If you’re hosting a more formal dinner party, one way to mix up your guest list and help your friends “network” with one another is to assign place cards at a table. Consider strategically placing people who don’t know one another next to each other for an interesting night.
I can’t stress enough what a difference fresh flowers make when placed and spaced around your home or venue. You don’t have to spend a fortune and can even gather a bunch from your garden. Place them in milk glass containers or antique crystal vases for a pretty, fresh, finishing touch.
Much like the presence of flowers, cloth napkins helps bring beauty to any event, and class it up a bit. It helps set the tone and can really liven up your dinner table by showcasing a color, print, or pattern, which coincides with your theme.
Whether you’re serving alcoholic beverages or not, it’s a great idea to set up a welcome drink at your door for guests to help themselves to. Use a foyer table or set up a tray or two and start your party off right!
No event is complete without an awesome music playlist. Include your guests’ favorite songs to show them you put a lot of effort and thought into your tunes.
How many times have you hosted a party and haven’t really been able to “truly” enjoy yourself because you’re too busy tending to food and drinks? Why not hire a caterer for your next get together and let them wait on you for a change? Your guests will also be wildly impressed!
How often do you get a thank you for attending an event? You can save a stamp by issuing out an electronic thank you. It takes merely minutes and it is one great way to let your friends and family know that you appreciate them and their company!
If an event is in your near future, consider these 10 tips to make sure it’s something your guests will always remember!
Heather Aulisio is a teacher and published freelance writer. She resides in Pennsylvania with her husband, son, and two pugs. She specializes in writing for the parent, fashion, beauty, and lifestyle niches.